Westknits Simple Socks

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    • This is a pdf knitting pattern.

      This top-down sock pattern begins with a ribbed cuff and continues with simple stockinette stitch for the leg. The heel features a simple garter stitch heel flap. Use this pattern with your fingering weight sock yarn and customize the colors to create your own colorful socks. The leg and foot of the sock are easily customizable, so you can achieve the perfect fit.

      All rights reserved. Pattern for personal use only.

    • Sizes 
      1 [2, 3, 4, 5]

      Finished Measurements

      6.5 [7.5, 8.5, 9.5, 10.5]″ / 16.5 [19, 22, 24, 27]cm leg and foot circumference. Measurements taken after blocking.

      Size 4 shown on a size US 13 / EU 47 size foot that has a 10.5″ / 27cm foot circumference with 1″ / 2.5cm of negative ease.

      Socks are designed to fit an actual foot circumference of 7.5 [8.5, 9.5, 10.5, 11.5]″ / 19 [22, 24, 27, 29]cm. The socks are designed to fit with negative ease. Choose a size with a finished foot circumference measurement that is approximately 1″ / 2.5cm smaller than your actual foot circumference, so that the sock will fit nice and snug on your foot.

      The lengths of the cuff, leg, and foot are easily customizable by knitting more textured pattern repeats for a longer leg or foot or fewer textured pattern repeats for a shorter leg or foot.

      Fingering weight

      284 [328, 372, 416, 459]yds / 260 [300, 340, 380, 420]m

      Yardage amounts may vary depending on the length of your leg and foot.

      US 1 / 2.25mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

      Magic loop method is used for knitting in the rnd. Watch this Westknits video to assist with the Magic Loop technique. https://youtu.be/hpFHbHmrCcc

      You can use DPNs if you prefer.

      3 stitch markers, tapestry needle

      32 sts & 48 rnds = 4″ / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking

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    • A variety of fingering weight sock yarns.

      These are some of my favorite sock yarns:

      Essence of Autumn Pasture Sock
      La Bien Aimée Super Sock
      Malabrigo Sock
      Mominoki Sock Fine 4ply
      Punk Rock Unicorn Soul
      Schoppel Wolle Zauberball Crazy
      Undercover Otter Squirm Sock